The Advanced Frame Expedition is a thirteen foot hybrid of a folding frame kayak and an inflatable kayak. As with all Advanced Frame models, the Expedition incorporates Advanced Elements proven aluminum rib-frame technology in the bow and stern providing increased paddling performance. The boats hull design with built-in aluminum rib-frame defines the bow and stern for superior tracking! Its increased length and Skeg tracking fin adds to the tracking performance and hull speed. There is plenty of on-board storage room for extended trips with a massive storage compartment, bungee deck lacing and D-rings for attachment of gear and lashing points. It sets up in just a few minutes and is compact enough to take along on a weekend or week-long adventure.
This kayak boasts superior stability with a low center of gravity design that provides good stability and easy paddling. The boats 9-chamber design provides additional buoyancy and unique kayak shape. The boat is Easy to set-up with its Twistlok Valves, designed to press-fit with standard inflation nozzles making inflation much easier and, high flow Spring Valves for excellent air retention, durability, and ease of use, allow for quick inflation/deflation of the chambers. Raised deck and adjustable lumbar seat provides comfort for hours of paddling. Boat has inflatable coaming for attaching a spray skirt, molded rubber handles for easy transport, foot brace, a hard edge bow and stern and a neoprene knuckle guard around the cockpit for added comfort when paddling.
Boat is durably manufactured from 3 layers of material for extreme puncture resistance; polyester fabric sandwiched by vinyl creates a durable and strong outer cover. All seams are welded for added strength and airtight integrity. The boat measures (L x W) 156" x 32" (396.24cm x 81.28cm), weighs 42lbs (19kg) and is designed for one person with a 450lbs (204kg) maximum weight capacity. If you like to travel with your kayak this boat will fold down to a compact 31" x 16" x 10" (78.74cm x 40.64cm x 25.4cm) easily fitting the trunk of your car or bed of truck. The kayak comes with a carrying duffel bag, repair kit, folding seats and an owner's manual. Boat is covered by a 12 month limited warranty.